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by kurdish militants on bases near the southeastern border with syria and iraq. >> 100 guerrillas took part in the operation, the latest in a growing number of attacks. they have also kidnapped turkish government officials in the last few weeks. >> the outlawed pkk attack under the cover of night near the iraq border. some 100 militants launched the attack, shooting at security posts with grenade launchers and machine guns. the clash went on for three hours. after daybreak, a turkish security forces cordoned off the area. seven were wounded. 10 were killed. about 10 members of the pkk killed as well. a car bomb blamed on them killed 10 people including civilians. there has been a sharp increase between fighting groups. they fear the group is gaining strength. they held a memorial for the soldiers. their bodies were flown out by helicopter. >> for the latest, let's go live to tomas in istanbul. how serious is the situation after this? the usually launched large scale offenses in the wake of the type of attacks. >> it has been the same case right now. the sophistication of the latest pkk atta
for the paralympics. >> we'll have more on that later in the show. first, some other stories making news. iraq's vice president said he will not return home until he is guaranteed security and a fair trial. tareq al-hashemi is currently in exile in turkey. he was sentenced to death on sunday 40 the politically- motivated murders. iraq -- on sunday for two politically-motivated murders. >> in south africa, thousands of miners remain on strike, despite the deadline to return to work. workers are demanding wage increases and better working conditions. labor unrest is posing an increasingly serious challenge to the african national congress power in south africa. >> in rome, police have broken up a demonstration after several protesters threw bottles and fireworks at officers. several people were injured. the demonstration was organized by alcoa workers who want the government to say they're threatened aluminum plant. the shutdown would put around -- to save their threatened aluminum plant. the shutdown would put around 2,000 jobs at risk. it is a big day for kosovo. >> also, london's lavish farewell to
, that appears to be the syrian national council. the opposition seems the united about post-assad iraq. >> after assad false, i think a democratic unpatriotic government will be formed. they will take power on an interim basis and draw up a new constitution. >> once assad has left, national of reconciliation is what counts. since he has been stirring up syrians against each other. >> for now, assad does not look like he's leaving any time soon. his military opponents are few and we can is military opponents are divided. -- political opponents are divided. >> the berlin international literature festival is getting underway. authors from around the plant have been coming to the event. >> but there is a political current flowing through this week's events. a chinese writer opened the event on the note of freedom -- he discussed free speech. this -- there are art events with works by chinese dissidents, but one of the highlights is when a double prizewinning author presents a collection of her new problems. we're happy to be joined now by the young author from zimbabwe who is presenting some of his
from iraq and syria. u.s. president barack obama will tell his party and all of america to night why he should stay in the white house another four years. >> the president will take the stage, of course, at the democratic national convention in charlotte, north carolina. >> he will be following some of the biggest names his party has ever known, including a man named bill. >> democrats knew they were in for a treat as bill clinton took to the stage. he is a popular figure. many americans look back fondly to clinton's presidency in the 1990's as a time of low unemployment and a balanced budget. he said his democrat successor barack obama was on the right path. >> he inherited a deeply damaged economy. he put a floor under the crash. he began the long, hard road to recovery and laid the foundation for a modern, more well-balanced economy that will produce millions of good new jobs, vibrant new businesses, and lots of new wealth for innovators. >> in his 50-minute speech, clinton threw his full weight behind obama's campaign for a second term in office. >> you must vote, and you must reele
was killed two days ago. >> there is also violence in to nietzsche, iran, iraq and yemen, where four people have died. >> a mob of protesters stormed the u.s. embassy, pushing through security and torching carse compnd. . . . . . . . . . shots and tear gas in an attempt to control the crowd. finally, they managed to force the protestors back. >> we entered the embassy gates and raised the flag of the profit. if we -- if they repeat this, we will come back until the are no ambassadors in the world and no americans either. >> the protesters are outraged over a film produced in the u.s. and insults the profit muhammed. washington has condemned the violence. the u.s. secretary of state, hillary clinton, stressed the u.s. government had nothing to do with the video. >> this video is disgusting and reprehensible. it appears to have a deeply cynical purpose, to denigrate a great religion and to provoke outrage. but as i said yesterday, there is no justification, none at all, for responding to this video with violence. >> cairo has also seen angry protests. police sealed off the area around the u.s
2007, the predator has carried out attacks in afghanistan, pakistan, and iraq. their video cameras can watch over entire towns. they can read a car's number plate from a kilometer away. the combat drones' carry missiles and other munitions capable of tracking and striking moving targets. >> let's get some more background to this story. for that, i am joined by our political correspondent, peter craven. tell us why military drums are such a topic of discussion suddenly in germany -- military drones are such a topic of discussion suddenly in germany. the mother is a small fleet of drones, primarily for reconnaissance -- >> there is a small fleet of drones, primarily for reconnaissance. there is a group of voices calling for the german army to be equipped with armed drones, which would allow the book is where to better protect its men and women -- the bundeswehr to better protect its men and women in combat zones. there are others who say, look how these work. we know these are used for precision targets on the ground, like insurgents and terrorists. there is collateral damage. civilians
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